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23 September 2020
Volvo points out that gas-powered trucks can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 20%, a figure that increases to as much as 100% when running on liquefied biogas.
18 September 2020
The trucks’ Volvo G13C engine provides the same horsepower, torque, and fuel efficiency of its diesel equivalent with dramatic reductions in CO2 emissions and potential for lower operating costs.
15 September 2020
The firm’s MD Francesco Casilli says the purchase is important both for the reduced emissions it represents as well as the injection of money into the beleaguered economy.
8 June 2020
Frakt MD Lars Reinholdsson says the truck (and others like it to come) will help the company meet society’s CO2 reduction targets as it plans to meet standards for 2030 and even 2050.
11 May 2020
The extension would be good through 31 December of 2023, thereby lowering the overhead costs of operating gas-powered trucks in the country.
31 March 2020
The Guide makes the business and environmental case for a variety of low carbon and sustainable fuels with particular emphasis on high-blend biofuels for commercial vehicles.
4 March 2020
The Netherlands-based Peter Appel Transport is currently testing two DAF CF Hybrid trucks with diesel engines and electric models.
29 January 2020
The Italian retailer will use the new green fleet to restock points of sale in Northern Italy from its logistics centre in Somaglia.
8 January 2020
The new refuelling station and LNG vehicles mark an important first step for Nicholls as it moves toward becoming a more efficient, sustainable trucking operation.
3 January 2020
The truck’s 12.9-litre Cursor 13 engine, manufactured by IVECO, reduces NO2 emissions by 90% and particulate matter by 99% running on LNG, and can reduce CO2 emissions by 95% when fueled by biomethane.
2 December 2019
New driver-centric technologies, all-new truck designs, and advanced alternate fuel options were the highlights of the firm’s displays at the show.
15 October 2019
The trucks’ low emissions and high visibility makes them an apt fit for refuse collection in urban areas with narrow streets and stringent environmental regulations.
21 August 2019
The Leicester firm is looking to make its 200-truck fleet greener, and the Bio-LNG-powered tractor units accomplish that while also cutting fuel costs.
2 July 2019
Wojtex Transport’s owner Wojciech Kusnerz initially looked at the trip as “a very risky decision,” but upon its successful completion now sees liquefied gas as “the fuel of the future.”
1 May 2019
The compressed natural gas-powered truck can reduce CO2 emissions by 15%, NO2 emissions by 90%, and particulate matter by 99%, but provides “the same” power output as its diesel equivalent.
10 April 2019
IVECO recently revealed the New Daily at the CNH Industrial Village in Turin, Italy, as part of a two-day event.
5 April 2019
Scania will soon deliver 100 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks to KP Logistik, a logistics and distribution company based in Stavenhagen, Germany.
4 April 2019
The company says the facility will cost several hundred million dollars but will dramatically cut the time needed to validate fuel cell components.
15 March 2019
The 360-kilowatt engine runs on biogas created from liquid and food wastes and sewage sludge.
28 February 2019
Swedish logistics company HAVI recently partnered with Scania, KTH, EU, McDonald’s, and the city of Stockholm to test overnight deliveries using Scania hybrid trucks running on electricity and hydrotreated vegetable oil.
13 February 2019
Sanpellegrino recently purchased 50 new Scania R410 trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines.
23 January 2019
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, PACCAR put several alternative energy vehicles on display.
28 December 2018
Renault Trucks recently unveiled multiple new updates to its lineup of D and D Wide distribution trucks for 2019.
28 December 2018
The Swedish laundry service provider has become fully carbon neutral with help from alternative-fuel Scania R 450s.
19 December 2018
A new consortium backed by Scania, IVECO, and others is set to deliver 2,000 more liquefied natural gas trucks, 39 LNG fuelling stations, and a BioLNG production plant in the Netherlands.

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Croydon-Based Transporter Adds Five Used FH 500 Tractor Units To Its All-Volvo Fleet
MAH UK Transport owner Michael Harry (who drives a Volvo himself) says, “I have run other marques over the years, but nothing compares to the reliability and driving performance of a Volvo.” ...
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Global Shipping Specialist Adds 30 New DAF CF 260 FA Rigids To Fleet
Yusen Logistics (UK) purchased a mix of box and curtainside rigids for moving consumer goods between distribution centres and to retail stores. ...
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Future Volvo FH & FM Trucks To Feature Gas-Powered Engines To Meet Customer Demand In Europe
Volvo points out that gas-powered trucks can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 20%, a figure that increases to as much as 100% when running on liquefied biogas. ...
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DAF Wins Good Design Awards For Its Ergonomic, Durable & Sustainable CF & XF Truck Ranges
A panel of 55 judges awarded the two trucks for their ergonomic designs, durable build materials, and “superior NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) qualities,” according to the jury’s verdict. ...
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Wiltshire-Based Transporter Celebrates 25th Anniversary With New Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545 Tractor Unit
The 450-horsepower truck is loaded with cutting-edge safety and efficiency features, and Downes Transport says that so far, it is a mile-and-a-half per gallon ahead of the firm’s previous-generation Actros trucks. ...
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Melton Mowbray-Based Landscape Specialists Receive Isuzu’s 1,000th Driveaway Truck
Carrier Landscapes’ new Grafter Green N35.125 is a 3.5-tonne rigid with factory-installed dropside bodywork; it becomes the 45th Isuzu in the firm’s 80-vehicle commercial fleet. ...
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Kuehne+Nagel Purchases Eight Volvo FH LNG Tractor Units To Reduce Emissions & Improve Sustainability
The trucks’ Volvo G13C engine provides the same horsepower, torque, and fuel efficiency of its diesel equivalent with dramatic reductions in CO2 emissions and potential for lower operating costs. ...
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John Dinham Transport Adds 10 New Montracon Postless Curtainsider Trailers
The Postless Curtainsiders feature low-maintenance bolt-on bodies with galvanized frames in front and rear, phenolic-coated plywood floors, and curtains with heavy-duty buckles. ...
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Gateshead-Based Builders’ Merchant More Than Doubles New-Generation Arocs Fleet With New Order
James Burrell was one of the first Mercedes-Benz customers in the UK to get their hands on a new Arocs back in October; today the firm runs five identical Arocs crane trucks, and have ordered six more. ...
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Scania Launches Electric Truck Range Including All-Electric & Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
The company pledges to launch new electrified products annually over the coming years, and says that long-distance electric trucks adapted for fast charging are on the way. ...
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